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Six Women Scale Tallest Building in London to Protest Shell's Arctic Oil Drilling

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Thursday, 11 July 2013

Six Women Scale Tallest Building in London to Protest Shell's Arctic Oil DrillingGreenpeace demonstrators began climbing London’s 87-story Shard building at 4 a.m this morning to protest against Shell’s Arctic oil drilling. Six women began the ascent in darkness from the roof of a nearby subway station while safety personnel and police stand by.

Because part of The Shard is built like a ladder, the...
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Source: Associated Press - on July 11, 2013

News video: Raw: Protestors Scale London's Tallest Building

Raw: Protestors Scale London's Tallest Building

Six environmental activists were attempting to scale the Shard, Western Europe's tallest building, to protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. Greenpeace said the six climbers planned to install a piece of art to the top of the tower. (July 11)

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